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EENY 516: Erythrina moths Terastia meticulosalis Guenée and Agathodes designalis Guenée

Figure 11. The larva of Terastia meticulosalis Guenée purges the hollow stem of Erythrina herbacea from frass by crawling backwards to the entrance when defecating. Photographed in Gainesville, Florida.

Credit: Andrei Sourakov, University of Florida